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Reputations: Susan Henderson on Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky

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13 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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A series of talks exploring some of architecture’s biggest influencers and agitators. In the sixth talk, Susan Henderson, Professor at Syracuse School of Architecture, presents Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky.

Austrian architect and communist activist, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky made huge advancements in domestic architecture and design; she is best remembered for her Frankfurt kitchen, which she described herself as “a housewife’s laboratory”. Susan Herderson explores how the architect’s socially-oriented practice and designs aimed at a more egalitarian world.

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The Reputations talks series is a collaboration between Sir John Soane's Museum and The Architectural Review in which speakers present portraits of architecture's biggest influencers and agitators – including both familiar and lesser known names. Far from hagiography, speakers will offer assessments that are clear and candid, and which together offer broader reflections on the possibilities and limits of individual agency.

Doors open at 18:45. We are in a Grade I listed, 19th-century building, so access isn't straightforward. If you require step-free access or extra assistance, please contact us in advance of your booking on admin@soane.org.uk or 020 7405 2107.

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